You’re busy enough counting carbs, tracking blood sugars, and dealing with everything else diabetes throws at you. That’s why we’ve created this special issue with only easy one-pan recipes. Simplify weeknight meals and cleanup with these carb-smart, satisfying recipes. Oh, and we’ve done the carb counting for you – just one less thing you have to worry about!
FROM THE EDITOR
MEET YOUR PANS • A well-stocked kitchen doesn’t have to be overflowing with cookware—you just need a few hardworking pots and pans. Here’s what you’ll need to cook the recipes in this issue.
10-MINUTE PREP • Busy day? Turn to these easy recipes, which rely on flavorful pantry and freezer staples to cut down on the time you spend cooking. Stock up so you always have a meal on hand!
BRING ON the HEAT • Craving fiery flavors? Think global ly! These inspired recipes feature ingredients from around the world that are particularly good at bringing the heat—and the flavor.
EASY SHEET PAN • Cooking on a large rimmed baking sheet gives you almost endless possibilities—you can even make pizza. These recipes combine flavorful proteins with a variety of veggies for creative, hearty meals.
4 WAYS WITH COOKED CHICKEN • Roasting a whole chicken makes for an easy and economical meal. Plus, you can use leftover cooked chicken in dozens of ways, making this one-pan recipe an essential one to master.
NOURISHING SOUPS • Pull out your favorite soup pot: These comforting recipes are ones you’ll want to make all season long.
FAMILY FAVORITES • Familiar flavors and creamy textures make these dishes a hit with eaters of any age. Whether you’re planning a special meal or need a simple dinner for busy nights, these recipes are sure to win over the whole family.
FROZEN SHORTCUTS • Frozen veggies, grains, and proteins make it extra easy to get a meal on the table. Keep a few key staples in your freezer so you can whip up these crowd-pleasing favorites at a moment’s notice.
4 WAYS WITH A POT of BEANS • A batch of black beans can be a blank slate, ready to become the base for an endless array of meal options. Work these recipes into your meal rotation for some easy, heal thful dinners.
PLANT-BASED MEALS • Meatless meals are inexpensive, satisfying, and good for both you and the planet. Work these vegetarian dishes into your weekly menu for a dose of feel-good food.
GRAINS & PASTAS • Yes, you can cook del icious pasta and grain recipes using only one pot—it just takes a few creative techniques. Dig into these inspired all-in-one meals.
4 WAYS WITH MEATBALLS • A batch of meatballs is a delicious and versatile meal-prep component. With this base recipe you can use half right away and freeze the other half for a future easy meal.
BREAKFAST for DINNER • Who says breakfast should only be served in the morning? These egg-based dishes are delicious any time of day.
BUDGET MEALS • Easy, heal thy meals don’t have to cost a lot. These nine recipes use inexpensive ingredients to deliver delicious, hearty dinners that you’ll turn to again and again.
AIR FRYER for TWO • These recipes use the air fryer to cook creative, heal thy meals that serve two. Turn to them on busy days when you need a no-fuss dinner.